In 1975, the 911 Turbo or Turbo Carrera was introduced, equipped with a 2994 cm³ engine with aluminum plinth and Nikasil cylinders, mechanical injection and turbo.
La developed power was 260 hp and allowed the 911 Turbo 3.0 to shoot from 0–100 kph in 6.5 seconds and reach 260 kph of maximum speed, impressive performance.
Characteristic was the delay time of the turbocharger response, the power exploded almost uncontrollably, giving the pilot strong sensations.
A powerful and technical car, with a driving almost exclusively reserved for experienced drivers.
The 911 Turbo 3.0 was only available in a coupe version, easily recognizable for its large bodywork, wide famous rear wing, sporty rims with increased tires on the rear, the more pronounced front spoiler, and the burnishing of all crystal moldings.
Produced in only 2173 units until 1977, it is the first standard sports car equipped with a turbocharger.
In 1978 the engine capacity of the 911 Turbo was increased to 3299 cm³, with the adoption of electronic injection and power up to 300 hp. The raised rear spoiler of different shapes to accommodate the intercooler remains the most distinguishing element of the Turbo 3.3.
The 911 Turbo 3.3 was produced in a coupe, targa and convertible version in about 19,000 units until 1989.